Posted on December 9, 2014
Posted on November 5, 2014
The holidays are just around the corner! Before you know it, it will be time to deck the halls and send out those Christmas cards! Let Katie Garber Photography take care of getting holiday photos of your little ones this year!
Christmas mini sessions are on sale right now! The cost for these ten minute sessions is $75 which is due at booking. You’ll get an online gallery of five images from which to make your selections, and one complementary high resolution digital file with printing rights. You will also receive a 15% discount on additional a la carte purchases, including custom Christmas cards! You can also choose to upgrade to all five of your digital files for an additional $75. There will only be a handful of spots available on each day, so don’t delay!
Posted on October 20, 2014
I was so excited to meet Miss Ruby at her newborn photo session! Since she’s a member of my Watch Me Grow program, I had met with her parents previously for a maternity session and I already had an idea of just how anxiously they were awaiting the birth of this precious baby! It was so sweet to witness this new family of three; the love and emotion they were feeling was so apparent in their first official family portraits. Ruby’s newborn photos are without question some of my favorites ever!
Posted on August 4, 2014
Ready to celebrate that little one who is about to head off to his or her very first day of kindergarten? Or maybe your kids are a bit older, and they’re anxious to show off those new school clothes. Let’s kick off the new school year in style!
For the first time ever, Katie Garber Photography is offering mini-sessions!
Now is your chance to freeze this moment in time and take advantage of this special opportunity to create some very special school pictures! They’re only little once, and you will forever treasure these special photos. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your session. Spaces are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis so please don’t delay!
Posted on July 24, 2014
The week that we chose to shoot Cyra’s senior pictures was a very stormy one, so it was a struggle to find a time for her photo session when it wasn’t literally pouring outside. The sky was so dark and gloomy I thought for sure it was going to rain at any minute, but thankfully it held off and we were able to find some gorgeous light regardless. I loved getting to know this beautiful young lady!
Posted on April 14, 2014
Posted on March 12, 2014
Posted on February 24, 2014
Do you remember twenty years ago, how exciting it was to get a roll of film developed and see what was on it?
(Wow…did I just say, “do you remember twenty years ago?!” Boy does that make me feel O.L.D.!!!)
I can recall picking up the pictures at the store and not even being able to wait until I got home to tear that envelope open and see what was inside! Of course, there were usually a few pictures that didn’t turn out as well as I’d hoped, but there were always tons that I liked, and I had so many smiles and laughs looking through them. I remember showing them to people who came over to visit, putting them into albums, and of course picking a favorite or two to to put in a frame.
While digital photography is amazing in so many ways (of course, it’s fantastic to be able to realize right away that you caught someone mid-blink), it’s kind of sad that so often we no longer bother to get the pictures developed. Admit it…you have tons of pictures that you love buried on a hard drive!
I know for me personally, I have literally thousands of pictures of my kids that I have totally forgotten about. Occasionally when I am organizing my portfolio or cleaning up my hard drive, I will sort through them and get all sentimental over them. But really, they are doing me little good stored on my computer! I look through them once a year or so, and my husband and kids NEVER see them. I do pretty much all of my editing when my kids are napping or in bed for the night, so quite often my kids never even see the pictures I take of them unless it happens to be one I print for the wall. This makes me really sad! My husband also pointed out last fall that we had an embarrassing lack of pictures on our walls, especially considering I am a photographer. In my defense, we moved to this house a little over two years ago when I was eight months pregnant, and between starting up my business and all of the craziness that goes along with being a stay at home mom to three, I just hadn’t gotten around to it! Well, thanks to Pinterest, I knew exactly what I wanted to do about this problem!
I had seen a picture of Ana White’s Ten Dollar Ledges a year or so ago and loved the look.
Even better? Materials were relatively cheap, and the shelves were pretty easy to put together (Or should I say, they were pretty easy to make my husband put together, LOL. Thanks for always humoring me and helping me with my crazy ideas, Bill!).
I spent months collecting any cheap picture frames I could find. Thanks to my wonderful mother, I had a pretty good start on a collection because she gave me a lot when she was moving and getting rid of them. For the rest, I grabbed any 25 or 50 cent frames I could find at yard sales all throughout last summer.
One of my favorite things about the way that this project turned out is actually that the frames are not all matchy-matchy. I love that there are all different shapes and sizes, and some of them have such detail and character. To make them all coordinate with each other and the rest of our decor, I just spray painted them with the same paint I used for the frame that holds our large family photo that also hangs in the living room. I only remembered to take a picture when I was about halfway in to this process, but hopefully you get the idea.
After painting them all, they now match perfectly…but not TOO perfectly!
And of course my MOST favorite thing about my new picture wall is that now I have a wonderful place to display some of my favorite photos! There are tons of pictures of my three favorite little people now gracing my wall, and it will be easy to add to whenever I get a new favorite.
Here are a few shots of the finished project.
I hope that it inspires at least one person to get those pictures off of the computer and on to the wall!
Posted on February 5, 2014
Miss Hadley is another baby who I have had the privilege of photographing as a newborn and then again at one year. I can’t believe how fast all of these sweet babies are growing up! Her mom and I had lots of fun planning this session and had so many ideas we wanted to try out. She ended up with so many cute pictures it’s hard to even decide what to share. Happy birthday, Hadley!
Posted on January 28, 2014
It was such an honor to take Isaac’s one year portraits; his parents had scheduled appointments for photo sessions throughout his first year of life, so I kind of felt like I had been right there with them watching all of his special milestones along the way! That first year of life is really such a special time because those tiny babies grow so quickly and change so much during that twelve month span. I think Isaac’s family will be very glad to have these portraits to look back on as he continues his journey into toddlerhood!